Independent report

Evaluation of the benefits of the UK membership of ESO

An independent socio-economic impact evaluation study of the UK subscription to the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

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Socio-economic impact evaluation study of the UK subscription to ESO: Final report summary (PDF)

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Benefits of the UK-ESO partnership (PDF)

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Details

This document is the summary report, outlining the main findings from the study.

There were three main elements to this work:

  • an impact evaluation of the benefits to the UK from its membership of ESO since 2002
  • a process evaluation, focused on exploring the UK’s industrial return from ESO
  • a future evaluation framework and plan for monitoring of ESO benefits.

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